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Readiness of the Industry to Match Swiftly Growing Paper Consumption in the Long-Term

Manik Seth
The Indian paper market is undisputedly among the fastest growing. However, is the domestic paper industry ready to cater to this increasing demand amid some serious issues, viz. high raw material cost, rising imports of good quality paper, stringent environmental norms, etc.? IPMA’s 17th AGM, held recently on January 12,...

Safeguards for the Industry from Imports and Raw Material Challenges

Manik Seth
A proactive policy framework on behalf of the Govt. is much sought after to safeguard the paper industry from cheaper imports and wavering raw material scenario, feels the new IPMA president. Mr. Saurabh Bangur, Vice President, the West Coast Paper Mills is the new President of IPMA, possibly the youngest...

Import of Wood Chips to Offset the Extra Need Generated by Expansion

Manik Seth
The West Coast Paper Mill has successfully completed over three years of importing chips with around forty shipments till date by setting up a sound ecosystem of infrastructure and manpower, dedicated only to import, handling and transportation of chips. Paper Mart recently visited WCPM and its chip handling facility at...

“Technology always pays back in long run”

Manik Seth
In 2009 The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd. (WCPM) did an expansion worth over Rs. 1400 crore which was the single largest brownfield project till date in the Indian paper industry. During that period Mr. S K Bangur, Chairman, WCPM gave us the brief outline about the project. Now in...
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